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Post by C4 » Thu Apr 27, 2006 2:59 pm

Opa-Opa wrote:If this is the real name for the new Nintendo console (I have only read this forums thread) it is clear that Nintendo DO NOT want to shake off the Kiddie image.

What does wii mean in Japanesse, if anything..?

I can't belive people sat round a large table being paid huge sums of money to come up with such bolloxs..
Being a Nintendo fan and looking foward to the download side of things I will be buying a rev (wii) when they are released but it I wont be supprised if it becomes Nintendos dreamcast, IE a great machine but a failure.. The gimicky controller and stupid name wont help..
Kiddie? The name sounds like something Hugh Hefner dreamt up!

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Post by Opa-Opa » Thu Apr 27, 2006 3:00 pm

Opa-Opa wrote:If this is the real name for the new Nintendo console (I have only read this forums thread) it is clear that Nintendo DO NOT want to shake off the Kiddie image.

What does wii mean in Japanesse, if anything..?

I can't belive people sat round a large table being paid huge sums of money to come up with such bolloxs..
Being a Nintendo fan and looking foward to the download side of things I will be buying a rev (wii) when they are released but it I wont be supprised if it becomes Nintendos dreamcast, IE a great machine but a failure.. The gimicky controller and stupid name wont help..
Well the Nintendo site is up again and it's true :( what a crock of censored..!

Cant belive I have to go and preorder a console called the Nintendo censored

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Post by paranoid marvin » Thu Apr 27, 2006 3:51 pm

Maybe it's pronounced wye-aye? :lol:
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Post by Opa-Opa » Thu Apr 27, 2006 3:56 pm

lol the Nintendo byker grove mon...

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Post by drws » Thu Apr 27, 2006 4:02 pm

and the controller is the wii-wand?
Can't wait to be arrested for asking a kid if I can play with their wii-wand.

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Post by paranoid marvin » Thu Apr 27, 2006 4:07 pm

Dreamcast was a silly name for a console (but at least we could call it DC

so was Genesis-I mean,it was hardly the first console (or even first sega console come to that)

Best is SNES-does what it says on the box!
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Post by revgiblet » Thu Apr 27, 2006 4:07 pm

It's finally happened. All those mushrooms have rotted Mario's brain.

I mean, it's only got three letters in it but if you have to tell people how to pronounce it then you're done for.

"Yes, I'd like the Wie...Wye...W...Oh, just give me a PlayStation 3."
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Post by M.A.G » Thu Apr 27, 2006 4:11 pm

All those kids getting expelled from school, for asking there mates, if they want to play with there wii.

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Post by Dudley » Thu Apr 27, 2006 5:47 pm

Opa-Opa wrote: What does wii mean in Japanesse, if anything..?
Nothing apparently.

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Post by RS200 » Thu Apr 27, 2006 6:05 pm

I think this just goes to show how much Nintendo care about Europe and the English speaking world in general ... not only do we have to wait for months sometimes years for Jap games to be localised but now we have the embarassment of going into a shop to ask for a wii ...

Really, I have been banging the drum for Nintendo telling people that they are not makers of only "kiddie" games ... and they do this to me .. it's like a slap in the face ...

Nintendo Wii .. pah ! ..

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Post by Sureshot » Thu Apr 27, 2006 6:27 pm

Smurph wrote:Sorry, its official.

Mummy, I want a Wii
Hehe, I can see it now:

Kid: Mum, I need a wee!
Mum: Not until christmas Jimmy
Kid: But mum...
Mum: No Jimmy, don't be so greedy, you don't need one.
Kid: Mum! I really need a wee now!
Mum: I TOLD YOU NO JIMMY GOD DAMMIT, NO SUPPER FOR YOU TONIGHT, AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!1111111

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Post by Lindopski » Thu Apr 27, 2006 8:18 pm

I think Nintendo realise they may be wii'd on by the competition :lol:
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Post by markopoloman » Thu Apr 27, 2006 9:07 pm

If they stick to that censored poor name, then I think we can all say 'URINE big trouble Nintendo'

But it may all be a FLUSH in the pan :lol:

Why didn't they name it after a planet - I mean the Saturn was a great name, so Nintendo could have called its new wee 'URANUS' :roll: :lol:

I bet BURNOUT will come with the WEE on launch day - followed by a trip to the docs :lol:

Oh God - they can't call it that FFS

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Post by Shin_Gouki » Thu Apr 27, 2006 11:38 pm

Ash wrote:I'll just call it Revolution. They can't stop me.
I'm in for that too :wink:

Damn stupid name...
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Post by Kai » Fri Apr 28, 2006 3:47 am

Wii?
What on earth is this supposed to mean???
Wicked Interactive Installation??? :roll:

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